Ford Figo Aspire will launch on August 12 - IAB Report

05/08/2015 - 23:40 | ,   | Shrawan Raja

Bookings began in late July.

Ford India today confirmed that the Ford Figo Aspire will launch on August 12. The compact sedan's bookings opened on July 27 for a token amount of INR 30,000.

2015 Ford Figo Aspire Titanium Plus Petrol side first drive review
Ford India started taking bookings for the compact sedan on July 27.

To launch with two petrol and a diesel engine, it is the first vehicle to be manufactured at the Ford India's second manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat, that was inaugurated in March.

Also Read: Ford Figo Aspire diesel - IAB Review

Powering the Figo Aspire is a new 1.2-liter, the current 1.5-liter Ti-VCT petrol engine and the tried and the 1.5-liter Duratorq diesel engine. While petrol engines pair to either a 5-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed Powershift dual clutch transmission, the diesel engine will be available only with a 5-speed manual gearbox. The 6-speed autobox comes exclusively with the 1.5-liter petrol engine.

The ARAI certified mileage for the Aspire is 18.16 km/l for the 1.2L, 17 km/l for the 1.5L AT and 25.83 km/l for the 1.5L diesel. The car will launch in Ambiente, Trend, Titanium and Titanium+ trims.

2015 Ford Figo Aspire Titanium first drive review
The Aspire offers a choice of 3 engine variants and 2 gearbox options.

Also Read: Ford Figo Aspire petrol - IAB Review

Segment-first features on the Aspire include 6 airbags, ESP, and dual-clutch transmission. Other features include ABS and EBD, Ford’s SYNC with AppLink infotainment system with Voice Commands, MyFord Dock (on low-end variants), Ford MyKey that allows the restriction of top-speed and music volume, automatic climate control, electric power steering, height adjustable seat belts, leather seats, 14-inch alloy wheels, and ESP & Hill Launch Assist in the automatic transmission variant.

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